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RCM&E May 2017 issue preview

Take a look at what is in our next issue

 

ON THE COVER

Dave Roberts, RCM&E's Special Issue editor, flew out to the World F4 Championships in Romania last summer and his event report appeared in 2016's Special.

He took the time to interview some of the competitors and his first, with the winner, Andreas Luthi of Switzerland, is published this month. Andreas’ fabulous Jungmeister has accrued a cabinet full of trophies over the years, turn to page 112 and you'll soon see why.


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362 DELTA

Feeling the need for speed, Shaun Garrity revisits a classic Peter Russell design that looks every bit as good now as it did back in the ‘60s.

CHICA

Ton Van Munsteren's sport racer is a good, inexpensive first-time trad’ build project and flies a treat!


REVIEWS

3D40 IDEA BUILDER

Neil Wyatt unpacks Dremel's home 3D printer, then sets it to work.

POWER PRO QUAD

The new charger with four output channels and a small footprint.

CONSPIRACY 220

A racing quad for those who'd rather battle competitors than software.

Q X7

An entry-level radio system the FrSky way.

VALIANT

E-flite's exceedingly pretty cabin-wing sportster, what's not to like? 


REGULARS

SWITCH ON

The Keil Kraft relaunch, PSS on the Mynd and lots more.

COUNTERPOINT

Remember, the one with the most models wins!

ALL WRITE

Over to you...

GOING PLACES

Another round-up for your diary.

MARKETPLACE

Things sell fast when you use our FREE reader ad’ service.

NEXT ISSUE

Two more pull-out plans and lots more!


FEATURES

HEAVENLY HAYDOCK

Alex Whittaker reports from the LMA's new season starter show

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PILOT'S PICTORIAL

Highlighting your models.

PROJECT HARRIER PT.3

Nijhuis nurses his Harrier into the air, but at a cost...

MEMORY JOTTER

Your handy model reference card.

IN FOR A PENNY PT.2

Graham Ashby continues his turbine journey by fitting out the Xcalibur.

PERFECT STATE OF FLUX

New to soldering and printed circuit boards in particular? Jim McHugh is here to guide you through the process.

MODEL MAGIC: MINIMOA

Jim Addison's majestic soarer.

MODEL MAGIC: JUNGMEISTER

The 2016 F4 Scale World Championship winning model.

PARTING SHOT

Some heavy reading for when there's too much lift about.


COLUMNS

MAKE IT SCALE

Danny Fenton puts his Piper Cub to the test at the R/C Indoor Scale Nats.

ON SILENT WINGS

Simon Cocker looks at the growing use of front-end sustainers and self-launching systems for gliders.

RETRO RAMBLINGS

Shaun Garrity remembers a time when the words ‘health’ and ‘safety’ rarely appeared in the same sentence.

WIZARD OF OZ

Brian Winch clears his inbox.

WEEKENDERS

Whittaker ponders the subtle joys of provincial club life. 


It's an issue you won't want to miss so be sure to pop along to your newsagent or model shop and pick up your copy for just £5.25. Better still, why not save yourself some money over the long run, grab a gift and get your copy before anyone else by subscribing? Don't forget the Subscriber Extras too!


 
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